Timothy Tan

Timothy Tan PCC

Personal Profile

Timothy Tan, PCC, a firm believer that attitude isn’t everything, but it is one thing that can make a difference. Truthfully, no attitude is strong enough to compensate for lack of skill. Therefore, his passion lies in helping people discover both their “Skill and Will” (in order words “Talent” & “Attitude”) in order to be a “Difference Maker”.

As the Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Learning At Vantage, he brings with him immense passion in learning, sharing, communicating and developing both individuals and groups in unleashing their true human potential. As a seasoned executive coach, Timothy assists leaders to optimize their talents, skills and values to enable both individual and organizational success.

Following are the areas of Timothy’s coaching engagements as a trusted advisor to his clients i.e. Aligning the Senior Team, Moving Up and Moving On, Change and Growth to Lead and Talented but Difficult.

Using the “Skill & Will” approach i.e. experiential learning through action learning, activities, games, exercises, group dynamics, case studies and role-plays, his boundless energy challenges the participants towards the unfolding of self and group awareness. To further enhance participants’ learning, he translates learning to behavior through powerful debriefing after each activity/exercise which is fun, exciting and purposeful with profound “moments of truth” and impactful “teachable point of views”.

Timothy possesses a strong believe that “everything rises and falls on leadership” and as the world economy becomes more global, organizations have to respond differently. Therefore, the need for leadership has become obvious. His experience in the corporate world and his passion are among the reasons why he specializes in providing learning, coaching and consultancy in the areas of Leadership, Team Challenge and Coaching.

He comes with amassed of more than 28 years of enriching experience that spans from the areas of senior management, management development, training & consultancy, manufacturing, construction & property development, project management, sales & marketing and trading.

Having been involved more than one decade in the industry of training and management consultancy, he has conducted highly customized leadership & management programs, coaching/mentoring programs and career management development for multinationals in the oil & gas industry, banking & finance industry and also fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry.

Timothy holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Bath, UK. He received his training as a certified course leader/trainer at the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) and is a certified practitioner of the Thomas International DiSC profiling system and The Birkman Method® from Birkman International, Inc, US. He is a Certified Master Performance Coach (CMPC), Coach Masters Certified Coach in Transformative Coaching, an accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), US and also specializes in the area of organizational consulting and development.

“In life we are all given choices and to be motivated is also a choice…to do or not to do!” - Timothy Tan

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Executive Leadership Coaching
  • Coaching & Mentoring Skills workshops for Leaders & Managers
  • Career Coaching – Managing Career & Career Development
  • Leadership Programs
  • Team Challenge Programs

Contact Details

Email:  timothy@learningatvantage.com

Tel:      +6012 487 8325

Web:    www.learningatvantage.com

Tang Kwai Fun

Tang Kwai Fun ACC

Personal Profile

Kwai Fun has been an Independent Professional Coach for more than 8 years. She delivers coaching to corporations and individuals directly as well as through partner consulting firms. She has coached CEOs and senior managers with good feedback, and also coached middle managers, team leaders, employees, professionals, self-employed individuals, and many others.

Kwai Fun’s clients value her non-directive, collaborative yet challenging approach in coaching. Her outstanding listening skills enable her clients to express their thoughts and feelings fully and freely, and that make her effective in helping clients heighten self-awareness and effect desired personal change.

Kwai Fun’s specialties include:

  • Executive Leadership Coaching
  • Performance Coaching
  • Coaching Skills Training for Managers
  • Mentor Coaching for other Coaches

A sampling of her clients industries include: Banking, Insurance, Legal, Retail, Manufacturing, Consulting, Hotel, Government Agency, Education, Automobile, Construction, Training, Cosmetic, Information Technology, Nonprofit Organizations, Properties Development, Logistic, Transportation/Airlines, and Health Care.

Prior to transitioning from high tech (IT) to high touch (coaching), Kwai Fun had a fulfilling career in information technology consulting with extensive management experience.

Summary of Coaching-related Accomplishments

  • Coaching: Delivered over 500 hours of one-on-one coaching.
  • Mentor-coaching: Provided over 150 hours of group & individual mentor-coaching to participants of certified coach training programs. Regularly conducted coaching competencies assessment on candidates for coach certification.
  • Facilitation & Training: Conducted numerous coaching skills training workshops for senior managers of multi-national companies and public-listed companies including an airline and a mutual fund.

Education, Certifications, Memberships

  • Master of Managerial Psychology (MMP), HELP University, Malaysia.
  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC), International Coaching Federation (ICF).
  • Certified Business Coach (CBC), University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education.
  • Secretary (2005-2010), ICF Malaysia Chapter.
  • Executive Committee Member (Since 2009), Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches (APAC).
  • Competent Communicator, Toastmasters International.
  • Professional Graduate Diploma, British Computer Society, UK.

Contact Details

• Email: kwaitang@gmail.com

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Capt. Dr. Ooi

Capt. Dr. Ooi PCC

Personal Profile

With 45 years in the airline industry, Captain Dr Ooi has experiences as a pilot and senior management in Malaysia Airlines (MAS). These include responsibilities in operations, change management, service quality, quality assurance, human factor training, team and leadership development.

As the former Senior Vice President Corporate Safety Oversight in MAS, his responsibilities cover safety performance reporting to the Board and safety oversight for MAS and its subsidiaries. This include strategizing, influencing and conducting performance executive coaching to Divisional Heads, the development of safety training and improvement programs in the airlines and collaborating with Government and International Airline stakeholders.

Led successful teams in the implementation of MAS first crew management systems, Y2K roll over and the introduction of the Airbus 380 to Malaysia Airlines.

Completed his MBA with the University of Bath / Malaysia Institute of Management program in 1989 and followed up with a DBA with the University of Newcastle in 2006. He attended a number of MAS sponsored courses in Asia, UK and the US on leadership, airline business and IT. He obtained Six Sigma green belt with GE Engines and MAS collaboration in 2001

Lectured in degree and MBA courses for the Malaysia Institute of Management (MIM), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and Maastricht School of Management (MSM) for 17 years with specialization in Management, Change Management and International Corporate Strategy.

A credentialed coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. His coaching approach supports clients to discover their inner awareness to see new possibilities. This shift can result in self transformation creating new mindsets for sustainable change and accelerate positive business outcomes. A certified EQI2.0 and EQI360 assessor and coach.

Areas of Expertise

Training / Facilitation

Industry Experience


Functional Experience

Safety Management Oversight
Strategy Planning
Project Management
Change Management
Corporate Social Responsibility
Sustainable Development
Quality Assurance
Business IT

Education & Certification

MBA – University Bath / Mim
DBA – University Newcastle
Airline Transport Pilot’s License Six Sigma Green Belt
Qualified Coach – PCC
EQI2.0 & EQ360 certified

Contact Details

Email:  ooits@kqingmaker.com
Skype:  captooits
Tel:  +60192310302

Julia Lim

Julia Lim PCC

Personal Profile

Julia is the founder of Julia Lim Coaching and co-owner of Discovery Leadership Coaching. She holds an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from ICF (International Coaching Federation), a global community of Coaches. She is a Performance Executive coach.

In 2010, while still working in a senior leadership position in a Multinational Corporation, Julia had the opportunity to be trained as a professional coach. This changed her entire outlook about leadership and also about what coaching leaders can do to achieve results through others while empowering and engaging them. It motivated her and set her commitment to use this new skill to contribute to the evolution/development of the coaching industry. She is particularly passionate to spread the awareness of coaching amongst workplace managers so they become coaching leaders who can unleash the potential of those who work with them while enabling them to learn and grow under their leadership. Meanwhile the coaching leaders can enjoy a more meaningful leadership role and focus their attention on strategies that bring their company/companies to new heights.

Julia believes companies that have a coaching culture and develop coaching leaders will be game changers in their respective industries.

Julia is also an experienced marketing professional with more than 20 years experience working in MNCs of FMCG companies including Boots Pharmaceutical and Campbell Soup Southeast Asia. She has solid understanding and experience of the corporate environment and has proven track record of success in building the brands in the companies she worked in.
She obtained both her Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Canada. Most recently besides achieving certification in Coaching (ACC-ICF), She is also a certified Trainer with PSMB, has a Train The Trainer Certificate and a Certified EQ profiler of Six Seconds.

Contact Details

Email: julia.limnp@gmail.com
Tel:     +60123890678

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Tang Wee Hen

Tang Wee Hen PCC

Personal Profile

As an International Coach Federation (ICF) credentialed Coach since 2009, Wee Hen is enthusiastic and passionate to empower individual leaders and professionals to achieve personal and professional success. Wee Hen brings more than 16 years of diverse corporate experience in various local and regional leadership roles in IT, Banking & Financial Services.

She is currently a Senior Partner with Harvest Global Resources based in Kuala Lumpur and focusses in the development of leaders through executive coaching and business coaching, particularly in the banking and financial services industry.

Wee Hen started her professional experience in 1993 as an intern with NCR Corporation World Head Quarter in Dayton, Ohio. Upon completion of the internship, she was immediately employed by NCR Malaysia as an Accounts Executive.   During her 8 years tenure with NCR, from an Accounts Executive, she held various roles as Chief Accountant, Acting Financial Controller, International Corporate Auditor (performed audit in 17 countries),  Asia Pacific Business Lead for Oracle ERP Project and Asia Pacific Internal Control and Policy Compliance Manager. In 2001, she joined iPerintis Sdn Bhd, an IT arm of Petronas to lead the E-Procurement team as a Project Manager.

Her passion inclined to people than system, with her CFP certification (Certified Financial Planner), in 2003, she made a career change to venture into financial planning and wealth management industry.  She spearheaded as the Vice President of Financial Care Centre at CIMB Wealth Advisors Berhad, a subsidiary of CIMB Group, the 2nd largest banking group in Malaysia in 2004.  As a Sales Manager Coach for the centre, Wee Hen main roles was to recruit, train, coach and develop financial planners to bring sales result to the centre. She was also the Asia Vice president of PlanPlus Inc, a world class financial planning software and training company based in Canada .

Since 2013, she also serves as the Deputy President of the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) with a membership of over 6,000 members. She is also fervent advocate of “putting client’s interest first by giving proper advice to clients” and is active in promoting financial planning best practice with Coaching in the local, region and international scenes.

Wee Hen has a Bachelor of Accounting from University of Malaya, Charted Accountant with Malaysia Institute Of Accountants, a Certified Financial Planner, Professional Certified Coach with ICF USA and Certified Coach of Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching.

Contact Details

Email:   weehen@harvestglobalresources.com

Tel:        +6012 3030575

Web:     www.harvestglobalresources.com

Samuel Kurian

Samuel Kurian PCC

Personal Profile

Samuel Kurian, Chief Executive and Founder of CHANGERNOMICS passionately leads and empowers individuals towards personal and professional change. An ICF Global member who consults best practice talent management solutions designed to establish and implement scalable talent management solutions for organisations.

A Senior HR practitioner with over 25 years experience, Samuel has had business operations and HR/OD lead roles and working experience in various multi-national companies including banking, hospitality and FMCG, starting with the Procter & Gamble company USA. Sam’s track record expands widely and includes implementation at group, regional and country level and includes project work track record in China, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia.

Samuel has completed the Certificate IV and Diploma in Workplace & Business Coaching (Open Door Coaching, Australia) an Accredited Coaching Training Programme (ACTP) recognised by the Australian Government and ICF Global. He is an Executive / Leadership Coach – Affiliate member Institute of Coaching Professional Association (ICPA). Experienced in implementation of executive coaching interventions for C-Suite and middle Management levels.

Samuel is also certified in applying a number of psychometric tools in the assessment and development of individuals and organisations. He is an executive coach with The Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre an international, Asia-focused centre of excellence committed to delivering practical and relevant leadership based in Kuala Lumpur. An experienced Executive Coach and looks forward to establishing collaborative relationships with clients, strategic partners to help individuals, organisations and communities with his key drive to “Empower Leaders at every level Achieve Full Potential". Sam has always felt Coaching to be second nature and is an empathetic listener. Sam also serves voluntarily as a CBT trained practitioner with a NGO since 2008.

Contact Details:

Email:   samkurian@changernomics.com
Skype:  samkurian11
Tel:       +603 2092 9595

Thomas Chen

Thomas Chen PCC

Personal Profile

Thomas Chen, an executive coach based in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore understands what it is like to be at the top. As the former Chief General Manager of Gulf Bank, and COO of RHB bank, he capitalizes on his C Suite experiences to coach Senior Management from various industries to make a profound difference.

His ontological coaching approach is holistic and effective to help his clients discover all that is within themselves and open their view to new ideas and possibilities. It taps deeply into their inner awareness and help them develop new ways of seeing situations. This is extremely important as Tom believes that Leaders not only change their behaviour, they create the mindset needed to sustain that change and Executive coaching helps transform Leaders, enabling them to produce and accelerate positive business outcomes.

As a Coach, Tom brings a global perspective with over thirty years of multi- national experience, having worked with leaders in both well-known MNCs and local organizations from US, Middle East and Asia.

In terms of Tom’s background, he is raised in Shanghai, educated in Hong Kong, England and United States, and has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin, and has the unique combination of both a Western management style/philosophy with an Asian heritage.

Company Profile

Executive Coaching Transformation is a Singapore company serving clients in the Middle East (Saudi Arabia) and Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and China). ECT provides 1-1 coaching to C-Suite and senior executives as well as Coaching and Team Building Workshops.

Contact Details

Email:   thomas.chen@exec-transformation.com

Tel:        +6012 392 0898 (M’sia)/+65 9831 3786 (S’pore)

Web:      www.exec-transformation.com

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Rajiv Mathews George

Rajiv Mathews George PCC

Personal Profile

Rajiv is a passionate coach, facilitator & mentor. He is the Chief Engagement Officer of Harvest Global Resources Sdn Bhd which is based Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He brings with him over a decade of coaching experience and has touched the lives of thousands from diverse industries across the region in his work as Executive Coach & Program Facilitator. He primarily focusses on working with senior leaders in improving performance, developing talents and succession planning.

He is also a senior mentor coach to professional and organizational coaches in the region – a role performed by only a select few - preparing them for the coaching credentialing process with the International Coach Federation.

Additionally, Rajiv designs, facilitates and develops Sales Leadership programs to build a sales coaching culture resulting in performance improvement. He also brings his sales expertise in building sales professionals through team coaching where he helps them identify self-limiting beliefs leading to a transformation of their performance. Rajiv is also an adjunct coach in with the ICLIF Leadership Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Progress U, Hong Kong & the Melbourne Business School.


• Professional Certified Coach (PCC), International Coach Federation, USA
• Certified Professional Coach (CPC), Corporate Coach Academy, Malaysia
• Certified Trainer, Napoleon Hill Programs, USA
• Certified Trainer, HRDF Programs, Malaysia
• Certified Trainer, Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia
• Certified Consultant, Harrison Assessments

Expertise / Services Provided

• Executive Coaching
• Sales Coaching Programs
• Leadership Programs
• Mentor Coaching

Assessments / Tools

• Harrison Assessments
• 360 Degree Assessments
• Firo-B

Corporate Experience

• Over 15 years senior leadership experience in sales & marketing in the OEM manufacturing while in the US
• Over 5 years experience in sales and Mergers & Acquisitions while in the US

International Exposure

• Born & early work experience in Malaysia
• Schooling & First Degree in Kerala, India
• University & Work in US for 12 Years (Iowa, Texas, San Jose, Chicago)

Selection of Clients

Executive Coaching

• Deutsche Bank
• Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFG
• IDBI Fortis
• Petronas
• Telekom Malaysia


• Citi Bank
• UMW Toyota
• Ericsson
• CIMB Wealth Advisors
• Great Eastern

Contact Details:

Email:  rajiv.mathews@harvestglobalresources.com
Tel:      +6012 215 0792

Wai K Leong

Wai K Leong MCC

Personal Profile

Wai K is a credentialed Master Certified Coach from International Coach Federation, US. He is one of the few Asian coaches currently holding the MCC credential in Asia.

He brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience with 15 years at senior management level of public-listed companies. He has trained and coached more than 10,000 leaders over his span of 20 years as a leader, coach and trainer. He has accumulated more than 2500 hours of executive coaching experience, working with large multinational clients within the Asian region.

Wai K is also an ICF-accredited coach assessor and runs a coach certification program. He has authored of 2 books on leadership and coaching, Empowering Asian Mindsets Through Coaching and Powerful Performance Coaching Tips.

As a trainer, his approach is based on adult leaning principles and his clients describe his positivity and patience as his core strength, providing ample space for them to explore, discover and gain insights about their strengths and resourcefulness. With his insights on leadership challenges, Wai K helps his clients expand their perspectives on core issues and develop creative solutions for themselves.

Coaching Specialization

• Executive Leadership Coaching
• Professional Coach Certification Program - ICF ACSTH Accredited
• Coaching Skills workshops for managers


• B. Sc. In Education, University Science Malaysia (Honors)
• Master Certified Coach (International Coach Federation, US)
• Certified Executive Coach (International Coach Academy, Australia)

Positions Held

• President of International Coach Federation Malaysia Chapter (current)
• Former Board Member of Asia Pacific Coach Alliances (APAC) – 2006-2007
• 2012 ICF US Board Member Selection Committee
• ICF Coach Credentialing Assessor – 2010 to present

Coaching & Training Experience

• Trained more than 10,000 participants on leadership and coaching skills
• Trained and mentored more than 200 coaches professionally.
• Clocked more than 2700 hours of executive coaching experience

Contact Details:

Web: www.jmcconsult.com

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